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Sembène, Ousmane. Senegal. 1974.
- Alternate Title:
- Impotence; The Curse
- Sembène, Ousmane
- Production Co:
- Filmi Doomireew; Société National de Cinématographie
- 3 film reels of 3.   16mm.   release print.
Feature.   121 minutes.   color.
sound - optical track.   24 fps.   1.33:1
- Wolof and French with English subtitles
- Comedy - Drama
- Sound. In Wolof and French with English subtitles. Minimal fading. Moderate to extreme gate scratch, with occasional deep persistent scratches. Moderate curl, minimal shrinkage. Other sources list running time at 123m; difficult to tell if print is full length. Varies between 1.33 and 1.66 hard masked.
A rich, self-made businessman and member of the post-colonial ruling elite takes on a third wife to show the world his wealth, only to be stricken by a curse resulting in impotency.
- Film Grade:
- Link to:
- FII catalog |
- Restriction on viewing / access:
- FSC film prints do not circulate.